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A practical approach to dietary interventions for nondialysis-dependent CKD patients: the experience of a reference nephrology center in Brazil

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Title
A practical approach to dietary interventions for nondialysis-dependent CKD patients: the experience of a reference nephrology center in Brazil
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BMC Nephrology, July 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12882-016-0282-y
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Lilian Cuppari, Fabiana Baggio Nerbass, Carla Maria Avesani, Maria Ayako Kamimura

Abstract

This paper describes the 30-year experience on nutritional management of non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients in a public outpatient clinic located in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. A team of specialized dietitians in renal nutrition is responsible to provide individual dietary counseling for patients on stages 3 to 5 of CKD. Two different types of nutrition care protocols are employed depending on the level of renal function. For patients with CKD stage 3 a simplified nutritional assessment is performed and the main dietary focus is on the control of protein intake particularly from animal sources. A more complete nutritional assessment as well as a detailed dietary plan focusing not only on the control of protein but also on energy supply and on specific micronutrients is provided for patients on stages 4 or 5 of CKD. Practical approaches and tools used by the dietitians in our clinic for improving patient´s adherence to protein, sodium and potassium restriction while maintaining a healthy diet are described in detail in the sections of the article.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Indonesia 1 2%
Unknown 56 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 16 28%
Student > Master 8 14%
Student > Postgraduate 6 11%
Researcher 4 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 4%
Other 9 16%
Unknown 12 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 17 30%
Medicine and Dentistry 17 30%
Social Sciences 4 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 4%
Psychology 1 2%
Other 3 5%
Unknown 13 23%

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